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When you are disabled there is a lot going against you. Not that disability is the worst thing someone can experience. It is not. Disability...
As an autistic my connections to other people are perceived visually. In fact, I often need to have a concrete visual available in order to...
“There are more than 500,000 words in the English language, but a person who masters only 250 words will recognize more than two-thirds of all...
“We know that when students with disabilities are held to high expectations, have access to a robust curriculum in the regular classroom, they excel.” ...
Inclusive Education
Dr. Cheryl Jorgensen's website is an excellent resource for informatio about inclusive education, best practices, differentiated instruction, universal ...
As an adult with autism, knowing what will happen during each day is important to me. For children, who have much less life experience, it...
Being one of the first or the only students with any discernible divergence in any characteristic is dangerous, difficult, and involves tremendous courage. ...
Editor's Picks
We love this free American Sign Language resource- ASL Uni...
This powerful performance by Jamie Sanders, spoken word poet and actor with Tourette's, covers bullying, shame, self-acceptance and empowerment in ...
Stella Young of Ramp Up explains the Social Model of Disability, Inspiration Porn, and the lie we’ve been sold about disability in this nine minute...
This poem is for my young friends: Evie, Ty, Max, Fallon, Mu, Jack, Emma, H., Philip, Oliver, Brooke, Henry, Miri, Cody, MissG, MasterL, and many others ...
Resources We Love
We love YogaKids and their foundation Go Give Yoga! Their mission is " to promote peace, health, empowerment and education" . Ok, sig...
So many ideas in the larger autism community often become a debate. As an autistic this black-or-white, choose-your-side sort of thinking is very neurologically ...
I know most people want to do the right thing and believe “Autism Awareness” helps. But it doesn’t and it is time for some blunt truths, it is past ...
Yesterday I went to the Genius Bar at the Apple Store near my house with my laptop. It reminded me of just how far I...
Video
  Jillian Mercado, the 23 year old model and editor and founder of Manufactured 1987 is featured in  StyleLikeU ‘s “What’s Underneath ...
"The research shows that when a child who is not academically gifted is included in a regular school, not only do the academics improve across the school, ...
'Weird and Wonderful", a feature-length documentary, tells the story of the disability rights movement from the late 1960s unt...
The National Council on Disability works to further equal opportunity, self-sufficiency, independent living, inclusion and full integration of people ...
Advocacy
If you believe FC is a form of abuse and that my typed words are not mine, back off. If you believe all FC users are super-awesome and angelic, you are ...
Today we #EducateSesame and ask Sesame Workshop to listen to Autistics, to respond to our concerns and to end their partnership with Autis...
I am an almost 60-year-old autistic woman who can navigate the world in a way that surprises some people when they find out I have...
Some call him a kid Others say he is a young man But whatever you call him You need to know this: He is courageous...
General
One of the simplest things you can do to improve your child’s reading skills is already in y...
I started painting with acrylics in 2012. I wanted to use that medium to illustrate aspects of my autism. To date I have written several...
Learning the hidden curriculum social rules of society remains a struggle for autistics long after they grow up. For example, even though I am an...
I think in colors. My thinking colors have sound and movement. When I hear spoken words my neurology automatically goes for the match. When I...